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Transportation, transformation

Transportation, transformation

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Features

Ubers, Lyfts, taxis and buses cruise the streets of San Francisco and offer rides within seconds, having teens question the necessity of having a driver’s license. “I haven’t gotten my license yet because there are so many other options,” junior Caroline Phillipps said. “If I want to get somew...

New Year’s revolution

New Year’s revolution

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Features

As the New Year’s buzz dies down, most resolutions get pushed aside and forgotten by early February, yet setting goals can still be a year-round technique for self-improvement. “A change in routine is good — to say ‘Yes, my life is moving on, I’m doing something new,’” junior Poppy Co...

Thinking out loud

Thinking out loud

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Striving for cheers and hollers that will punctuate their performances, teens from all over the Bay Area are preparing personal poems for an annual competition that draws a crowd of thousands. The Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam, an individual contest open to all Bay Area youth ages 13 to 19, requir...

Historic neighborhood welcomes all

Historic neighborhood welcomes all

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Sandwiched between Duboce Triangle and Noe Valley, the Castro is a bustling neighborhood known for its progressive atmosphere, rich history and eclectic shopping scene. Lined with palm trees and rainbow flags representative of the LGBT community, the Castro is nationally and historically known as...

Preparing for the future

Preparing for the future

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

College visits can be hard to squeeze in between completing admission applications and keeping up on classwork, but checking out a potential school can be a crucial step in the college decision process. “Visiting colleges is a great opportunity for students to get a sense of what a college camp...

Serving the homeless

Serving the homeless

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

As the cost of living in San Francisco continues to spiral upward, the city’s homeless population is swelling, compelling a group of students to lighten some of the burden for those living on the streets with grocery donations and free lunches. “I come from a family that had to really work for what they ha...

Ho, ho, home decor

Ho, ho, home decor

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Interactives

Each year a handful of San Francisco residents go beyond the tree in the window or string of lights by assembling grand holiday displays consisting of everything from ornaments lining the walkways, to real life santas hired to greet large crowds with candy canes.     Ashbury Terrace residents Wade Joffrion and ...

A voice for youth

A voice for youth

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features

While weekly meetings at City Hall, evening conference calls, and completing community improvement projects seem like the tasks of a member of the Board of Supervisors, they are the duties of a sophomore on the San Francisco Youth Commission. “I’ve always known I wanted to go into politics an...

Working around sexual harassment

Working around sexual harassment

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News

The viral hashtag “#MeToo” has become a movement, as stories of dozens of women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment continue to dominate headlines. But the issue of harassment goes beyond adults, affecting teenage girls who must decide how to react. “Sexist remarks and cat...

Personal care products may pose serious health risks

Personal care products may pose serious health risks

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

December 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Showering with shampoo and conditioner, rinsing with an army of skin care products, or even putting on makeup may seem important for maintaining a healthier, cleaner lifestyle, but many personal care products contain harmful and unsafe chemicals that could have detrimental health effects in the future. ...

Blending two worlds

Blending two worlds

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

December 16, 2017


Filed under Features

With beauty vloggers on YouTube, regular celebrity product endorsements on Instagram, and an increased presence of cosmetic companies online, the makeup and beauty industry’s marketing strategies have changed with the advent of social media. “When I see makeup on Instagram I think I may like, I usually ...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Interactives, Sports & Fitness

While most of her classmates are still in bed sleeping, senior Gabby Tom rises at 5 a.m. in the East Bay and drives to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink to practice her double jumps, camel spins, and death drop spins, for an hour and a half. Tom practices three times a week in the mor...

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